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Bombardier expects tough 2016 before transformation hits stride by 2020

Bombardier has warned of another challenging year in 2016 before the transformation it has launched, including cost-cutting efforts and shifts in production to low-cost centres, deliver a financial turnaround by 2020.
Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bellemare has demonstrated that he’s assembled a team of seasoned veterans who have developed a credible plan to propel the company forward now that public funding has eliminated worries about its survival.

Published: 25Nov2015

How one man took on Amazon

Late one September evening one of Philip Rooke’s colleagues texted him at home with news that could have crippled his business.
“Disruption is the reality for many organisations right now,” said Melissa Sonberg, executive in residence of Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. “It’s like the plague: disruption doesn’t play favourites, a lot of people try to run from it, but you can’t hide.”

Published: 25Nov2015

Stingray annonce la nomination de Tom Pentefountas comme vice-président principal ventes, EMEA et Asie

Stingray, un fournisseur de services musicaux multiplateformes et de solutions multimédias en magasin interentreprises, a annoncé aujourd'hui la nomination de Tom Pentefountas au poste de vice-président principal ventes, Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique et Asie.

Read full article: Le Lézard, November 23, 2015

Published: 25Nov2015

Satellite Signals: What's on this week at SFU's satellite campuses

Segal Building: On November 26, McGill University professor Karl Moore will be presenting “Introverts in the Executive Suite” at the Segal Graduate School of Business.
Moore will look at how introverts function in leadership positions and what challenges they face, based on over 100 interviews conducted with leading executives who are introverted themselves.

Read full artice: The Peak, November 22, 2015

Published: 25Nov2015

6 reasons why the cyber crimes bill is a terrible idea

Article written by Afaque Riaz Ahmed, McGill MBA alumni. 

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, which could limit our internet freedom and jeopardise our economy’s ability to create jobs, will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, and there is a good chance that this bill will be passed. Yet, many among the public are still unsure how the bill is detrimental to our progress. So, here are six reasons why this bill needs to be defeated.

Published: 25Nov2015

Shatner beams up enough energy to fuel a starship

An Evening with William Shatner feels a lot like being beamed to another planet. Captain Kirk took the helm at Ottawa’s EY Centre last night, in a special ticketed fan event ahead of this weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo. The energetic, eccentric 84-year-old, clad in a black leather jacket, came as advertised. Shatner looked like a man still fit for the captain’s chair. His one-man show was a stream-of-consciousness rumination on everything from Star Trek to Air Canada (“a test of your sanity”), from Pacific salmon to Twitter. 

Published: 25Nov2015

The challenges of managing a diverse workforce

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to be in Vancouver sitting down with Neal Ashkanasy from the University of Queensland.

Published: 24Nov2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities expands renewable energy team

Industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements. Hw will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital.

Read full article: Private Equity Wire, November 5, 2015

Published: 24Nov2015

QuickMobile Names David Smith as New CEO

QuickMobile, the global leader in enterprise mobile meeting and event apps, today announced the appointment of David Smith as Chief Executive Officer. A veteran technology leader with an extensive background in sales, marketing, product management and finance, Smith joins QuickMobile to lead the company through its next phase of growth.

Read full article: Financial Buzz, November 4, 2015

Published: 24Nov2015